Our Calendar of Historical Anniversaries in English: A videoclip for each day of the year presenting an historical event. Licensing for all media and channels.
November 9th 1944 - Goebbels speech before the Volkssturm in Berlin
November 9th 1944: At Wilhelmplatz in Berlin the propaganda minister of the Reich Joseph Goebbels addresses members of the Volkssturm. G ...
November 9th 1918 - Proclamation of the Republic in Berlin
November 9th 1918: The Republic is proclaimed in Berlin by the Social Democrat Philipp Scheidemann. The event, greeted with great joy by ...
November 9th 1938 - "Kristallnacht"
November 9th 1938: The day of the so-called “Kristallnacht”, the night of broken glass. Germany s largest mass pogrom organized by ...
November 9th 1989 - Fall of the Berlin Wall
November 9th 1989: The fall of the Berlin Wall. After 28 years the separation of East and West Germany, violently brought about by the S ...
November 10th 1918 - First republican government in Germany
On November 10th 1918 the first republican government of Germany is established in. The back-story: On November 9th Chancellor Max von ...
November 11th 1918 - The end of World War I
November 11th 1918: After the collapse of the western front, the German Empire signed the ceasefire agreement that ends the First World ...
November 12th 1955 - Birth of the Bundeswehr
November 12th 1955: With the swearing in of the first volunteers for the still to be established army, West Germany is admitted back int ...
November 13th, 1959 - Demolition of Potsdam City Palace
Up until 1945, the city center of Potsdam was marked by the city palace of the Hohenzollern and the Garrison Church. Potsdams character ...
November 14th, 1940 - Destruction of the city of Coventry by the German Luftwaffe
November 14th, 1940: The German Luftwaffe conducts a major attack against the English city of Coventry, destroying the historic city cen ...
November 15th 1923 - Introduction of the “Rentenmark”
November 15th 1923: By introducing the Rentenmark, or “Debt Security Mark”, the hyperinflation in Germany, ongoing since the end of ...
November 16th, 1909 - DELAG - founding of the German Airship Corporation
In 1909, the first zeppelins are seen above Berlin, Germany. Its inventor, Graf Zeppelin, quickly recognized that his airships could als ...
November 18th, 1919 – Dagger legend spread by Hindenburg
The Weimar National Assembly had set up a committee to investigate the question of war guilt. On November 18th, 1919 the former head of ...
November 18th, 1951 - Association of Expellees is founded
On November 18th, 1951 one of the largest associations in the Federal Republic of Germany is founded, the Association of Expellees. Wit ...
November 19th, 1900 – Anna Seghers is born
On November 19th, 1900 Anna Seghers is born as Netty Reiling. In 1927 the graduate art historian publishes the story "Grubetsch" under t ...
November 20th, 1945 – Nuremberg, Major War Criminals Trial begins'
With these words chief prosecutor Robert Jackson opens the Nuremberg Major War Criminal’s trial on November 20th, 1945 in Germany. Led ...
November 21st 1945 - Creation of radio station RIAS Berlin
November 21st, 1945: A wired radio, the future radio station RIAS, is established in the American sector of West Berlin on the orders of ...
Nov 22nd, 1963 - John F. Kennedy assassination
On November 22nd, 1963 John F. Kennedy was on a campaign trip for re-election in Dallas, Texas. He drove through downtown Dallas in a co ...
November 23rd, 1923 – NSDAP banned
On November 23rd, 1923 the NSDAP was banned across the German Reich. It was a response to the Hitler Putsch in Munich on November 9th. ...
November 24th, 1955 - Walter Ulbricht becomes Deputy Prime Minister in East Germany
On November 24th, 1955 Walter Ulbricht becomes the first Deputy Chairman of the council of Ministers of the GDR. The job function of thi ...